Tag: unlawful detainer

Changes To Eviction Notice and Unlawful Detainer Response Times Effective September 1, 2019

On September 5, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2343, which amends California Code of Civil Procedure Sections 1161 and 1167 to give tenants more time to respond to eviction notices and unlawful detainer (eviction) actions.     Change to Computation of Three-Day Notice Period An unlawful detainer based […]

March 28, 2019 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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NOTICE TO PAY RENT OR QUIT THAT ALLOWS PERSONAL DELIVERY OF RENT MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, BUT NOT ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, DOES NOT EXTEND THE NOTICE PERIOD

In Hsieh v. Pederson, decided May 8, 2018, a lease for residential premises required the landlord to provide a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit instead of the statutorily required Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit. The landlord served the tenant with a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent […]

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Landlord Requiring Rent Payments To Be Mailed As The Exclusive Method of Payment Bears The Risk That The Payment Will Be Lost In The Mail

In SLEEP EZ v. Mateo (2017) 13 Cal.App.5th Supp. 1, decided on April 4, 2017, an apartment landlord brought and unlawful detainer action against tenants for non-payment of rent. The lease agreement required the tenants to pay $523.98 in rent per month by U.S Mail. The property manager instructed the […]

September 30, 2017 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

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